Saturday, April 13
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
011 Fundamentals in Spinal Stabilization
Supported by an educational grant from Bioventus, LLC
Director(s): Kaushik Das, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Langston T. Holly, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Victor Chang, MD, FAANS; Andreas K. Demetriades, (United Kingdom); Virany Huynh Hillard, MD, FAANS; Saad Abul Khairi, MD, FAANS; Naresh P. Patel, MD, FAANS; Khoi Duc Than, MD, FAANS
This course will describe the biological and biomechanical principles of spinal fusion. Through the use of didactic sessions and hands-on application, it also will describe the indications, operative approaches and surgical techniques used in spinal fusion and instrumentation of the cervical and thoracolumbar spine.
- Describe biologic basis and biomechanics of spine fusion.
- Describe indications of spinal fusion, instrumentation and arthroplasty.
- Describe operative approaches and surgical techniques for spinal fusion and instrumentation.